Doctor of Veterinary Science

Course 870-AA (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Year and Campus: 2009
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Postgraduate Coordinator

Faculty of Veterinary Science

University of Melbourne

Victoria 3010 Australia

+61 (0)3 8344 0357

Course Overview: Publications are put together to form a thesis which is examined by at least two examiners, one or both of whom are external to the Department of Veterinary Science. The University simply acts as an examining body for this degree and no time is spent as a candidate in the Department of Veterinary Science.
Objectives: -
Entry Requirements: A candidate for the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Science must be a graduate in veterinary science and of at least three years' standing and have made substantial published contributions to veterinary science.
Core Participation Requirements: -
Graduate Attributes: -
Generic Skills: -
Links to further information:

Application Due Date: applications are accepted year-round.

Offered location: this degree is administered through the Faculty of Veterinary Science's Parkville office. Students will not be expected to attend the University.

The University's Code of Conduct for Research must be observed. Also any Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee requirements and any industrial health and safety competency requirements, relating to the experimental work, must be met.

Download PDF version.